THESE TERMS APPLY TO YOU WHETHER OR NOT YOU CLICK "I AGREE" THROUGH ANY REGISTRATION OR ACCESS PROCESS AT PETVACATIONHOMES.COM “THE WEBSITE” AND WHETHER OR NOT YOU ARE THE REGISTERED MEMBER OR A USER THEREOF. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE OR ACCESS THE SERVICE OR THE PETVACATIONHOMES.COM WEBSITE.
1.1 Owners– Individuals and/or businesses that have one or more active listings and/or advertising in PetVacationHomes.com Website.
1.2 Travelers – Visitors who navigate our website searching and/or browsing our property listings and/or search features.
1.3 Registered Travelers and agents - Travelers who have submitted one or more inquiries after navigating our website searching and/or browsing our property listings and/or search features.
1.4 Users – Includes all the above; owners, travelers, and registered travelers.
2.0 Use of Site and Content by Users
2.1 This website is for your personal and noncommercial use. We grant each user a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access the Site to search, view, inquire, advertise, or transact in properties listed on the Site for their personal use. Any other use of the Site is expressly prohibited. The content and information on this website, as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to PetVacationHomes.com. Accordingly, as a condition of using this website, you agree not to use this website or its contents or information for any commercial or non-personal purpose (direct or indirect). While you may make limited copies of your travel itinerary (and related documents) for travel or services purchased through this website, you agree not to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from this website. In addition, whether or not you have a commercial purpose, you agree not to:
(i) violate any local, state, provincial, national, or other law or regulation, or any order of a court; (ii) infringe the rights of any person or entity, including without limitation, their intellectual property, (iii) access, monitor, copy or collect any content or information of this website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without express written permission of PetVacationHomes.com; (iv) violate the restrictions in any robot exclusions or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this website; (v) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in the discretion of PetVacationHomes.com, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the PetVacationHomes.com infrastructure; or (vi) deep-link to any portion of this website (including, without limitation, the purchase path for any travel services) for any purpose without express written permission of PetVacationHomes.com. (vii) interfere with or damage our Services, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology. (viii) use the Site or any of the Services to send, or distribute unsolicited commercial email ("spam") or advertisements; (ix) use the Service to transmit, distribute, post or submit any information concerning any other person or entity, including without limitation, photographs of others without their permission, personal contact or financial information such as credit or debit cards, calling cards or bank account numbers; (x) register for more than one user account or register for a user account on behalf of an individual other than yourself; (xi) impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any other person or entity;
2.2 You do not acquire any ownership rights to any content in the Site. Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted by PetVacationHomes.com.
2.3 THIS SITE IS NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY CONTENT IN THE PROPERTY LISTINGS OR ADVERTISING ADs. Each owner is solely responsible for the accuracy, quality, safety, and legality aspects of their properties listed.
2.4 THE SITE IS NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS AND/OR TRANSACTIONS. Please be advised that the Site, even though it may act as a facilitator between travelers and owners, it is not a party in any actual transaction between travelers and owners. We provide a website and tools that facilitate travelers to book a specific property from an owner, directly or indirectly. We may also assist travelers in searching the site, sending inquiries and/or booking properties from owners. In some cases we may act as an authorized agent by owners to facilitate bookings. However, we do not have any control or liability for any transactions that occur via our booking or invoicing facilities between the travelers and owners. In such cases, the owner is solely responsible for the booking service, and the collection of payment(s) including taxes that may be applicable to such transaction (including without limitation any applicable state sales or occupancy taxes).
2.5 Use of Booking, Payment or Invoicing Services. The cost of a booking may include the total of the indicated room or rental rate multiplied by the number of nights, plus applicable state or resort taxes, insurance and/or other applicable service fees agreed by the owner. Each owner is responsible for collecting and remitting said tax amounts to the applicable tax authorities. You may cancel or change your reservation, but you may be charged the cancellation or change fee indicated on your invoice or transaction receipt. In addition, if you do not cancel or change your reservation before the cancellation policy period applicable to the property you reserved, which varies by property. Please refer to the property description or transaction receipt for the cancellation policy period for each property. When making a payment via PetVacationHomes.com booking facility, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions imposed by the owner's terms and conditions and/or rental agreement. Some owners offer the ability for travelers to book properties online or via an electronic invoice or payment request. PetVacationHomes.com reserves the right to charge a processing fee for each transaction.
2.6 You may submit comments or reviews, and provide other content so long as the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and so long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third party. Further, such content may not contain software viruses, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information.
2.7 When using PetVacationHomes.com to send a private or destination inquiry to any of our owners, your email address will be opted-in into our database of travelers, in accordance with our private policy. You can opt out from receiving emails from PetVacationHomes.com at anytime.
2.8 PetVacationHomes.com is not responsible for any loss of data by any of the services offered on this site. In addition, your account and/or data may be deleted at our discretion without any warnings.
2.9 All of the above applies to our Directory, Vacation Guide, Blogs, and Bookmark services. Any information, opinion or comment made in it by third parties is not the opinion, information or comment of PetVacationHomes.com and therefore we can not be held responsible for it. If you believe that any information found in this Site is false, please contact us.
2.10 THIRD-PARTY CONTENT. In using our Site, you may be exposed to content and information from other users or third party websites or network providers ("Third-Party Content"). We do not control, and shall have no responsibility for, Third-Party Content, including material that may be unlawful, misleading, incomplete, erroneous, offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable.
3.0 Travel Destinations
Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risk than others. PetVacationHomes.com urges travelers to review travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by the United States Government prior to booking travel to international destinations. Information on conditions in various countries and the level of risk associated with travel to particular international destinations can be found at www.state.gov, www.tsa.gov, www.dot.gov, www.faa.gov, www.cdc.gov, www.treas.gov/ofac and www.customs.gov.
BY OFFERING FOR SALE TRAVEL TO PARTICULAR INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS, PETVACATIONHOMES.COM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH POINTS IS ADVISABLE OR WITHOUT RISK, AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT MAY RESULT FROM TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS.
4.0 Subscription Services Offered to Owners
4.1 When you list one or more properties in PetVacationHomes.com, you agree to accept our listing guidelines [see last page]. The use of any other product or service offered on the Site may be governed by additional terms of conditions for that particular product or service. PetVacationHomes.com reserves the right to reject or edit any information submitted at our sole discretion and/or in accordance with our listing guidelines. Once material has been submitted, edited and posted on the PetVacationHomes.com web site, it becomes the property of PetVacationHomes.com and its affiliated sites and may not be copied from the PetVacationHomes.com web site without written permission.
4.2 PetVacationHomes.com does not warrant that any product descriptions or content contained in this Web site is accurate, current, reliable, complete, or error-free.
4.3 PETVACATIONHOMES.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
4.4 The operators of PetVacationHomes.com assume no responsibility and in no way make any representations, warranties, or covenants as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the pages or emails published in relation with PetVacationHomes.com.
4.5 Owners are responsible for conducting your own investigation regarding any and all claims made by prospective renters, travelers and vacationers. Owners assume all liability for use of any information you find through PetVacationHomes.com, or any of its publications.
4.6 Owners are also responsible for publishing and/or providing their own contract terms and payment policies. The operators of PetVacationHomes.com assume no responsibility and in no way make any representations, warranties, or covenants as to any contract or booking obtained or contracted for through PetVacationHomes.com, or any of its publications. PetVacationHomes.com is not responsible for the refund or payment of any bookings or reservations.
4.7 By submitting information (including text, images, videos, etc), you grant PetVacationHomes.com a nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable license to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media.
4.8 A property listing advertisement must relate to a specific physical property. The specific physical property may be substituted by another specific physical property by Owners. PetVacationHomes.com reserves the right to terminate the listing and may choose, in its sole discretion, to retain any unearned fees associated with the term of existing listing as compensation for any violations of this condition.
4.9 If PetVacationHomes.com receives a complaint from a person who has booked or rented an owner’s property which PetVacationHomes.com, acting reasonably, considers to be justified, or if Owner double-book a property, or if you engage in any business practice that would be considered to be unfair, or if you are in breach of your obligations to PetVacationHomes.com, then PetVacationHomes.com reserves the right to remove the property listing from the web site without notice or any rights to request a refund.
4.10 PetVacationHomes.com offers inventory Owners a refund policy during the first nine (9) months. Please refer to our listing guidelines for details. [See last page]
4.11 Account verification on the Internet is difficult and we cannot and do not confirm each user's purported identity. We encourage you to communicate directly with a traveler or member through the tools available on the Site.
5.0 Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of this website are: ©2007 to Present PetVacationHomes.com All rights reserved.
6.0 Copyright Complaints
PetVacationHomes.com respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us.
7.0 Third-Party Web Sites and Information
The Site may provide hyperlinks to third-party Web sites or access to third-party content. PetVacationHomes.com does not control, endorse, or guarantee content found in such sites. You agree that PetVacationHomes.com is not responsible for any content, associated links, resources, or services associated with a third-party site. You further agree that PetVacationHomes.com shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use of third-party content. Links and access to these sites are provided for your convenience only.
8.0 Liability Disclaimer
8.1 THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. IN PARTICULAR, PETVACATIONHOMES.COM DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF, AND DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR INACCURACIES RELATING TO ANY PROPERTY LISTING, AND OTHER OWNER PHOTOGRAPHS, PROPERTY AND DESCRIPTIONS AND LISTS OF ANY PROPERTY AMENITIES AND OTHER PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE, MUCH OF WHICH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED BY THE RESPECTIVE OWNERS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES ON THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.
8.2 PETVACATIONHOMES.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND THE INCLUSION OR OFFERING FOR SALE or lease OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY PETVACATIONHOMES.COM. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. 8.3 OWNERS ARE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND NOT AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES OF PETVACATIONHOMES.COM. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE ACTS, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, BREACHES OR NEGLIGENCE OF ANY SUCH SUPPLIERS OR FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIEIS, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING THEREFROM. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM HAS NO LIABILITY AND WILL MAKE NO REFUND IN THE EVENT OF ANY DELAY, CANCELLATION, OVERBOOKING, STRIKE, FORCE MAJEURE OR OTHER CAUSES BEYOND THEIR DIRECT CONTROL, AND THEY HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSE, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, RE-ROUTING OR ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.
8.4 IN NO EVENT SHALL PETVACATIONHOMES.COM BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PETVACATIONHOMES.COM, HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
8.5 ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM AND ITS OWNERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
8.6 YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY PETVACATIONHOMES.COM ON THE SITE FOR YOUR INTENDED APPLICATION AND USE. PETVACATIONHOMES.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IT OFFERS ON THE SITE MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
8.7 PETVACATIONHOMES.COM, ITS OWNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF PETVACATIONHOMES.COM, ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
10.0 Applicable Laws
10.2 Should any litigation, arbitration, meditation or other legal proceeding be commenced concerning this Agreement, the PetVacationHomes.com shall be entitled, in addition to such other relief as may be granted, to reimbursement of PetVacationHomes.com's actual attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with such proceeding. ''Actual attorneys' fees'' means the full and actual cost of any legal services actually performed in connection with the matter for which such fees are sought calculated on the basis of the usual fees charged by the attorneys performing such services, and shall not be limited to ''reasonable attorneys' fees'' as that term may be defined in statutory or decisional authority.
11.0 Contact Information
12.0 Service Guarantee
12.1 PetVacationHomes.com does not guarantee that the PetVacationHomes.com web site will be available one hundred percent (100%) of the time. PetVacationHomes.com and its operators make no warranty or representation as to the provision of any service obtained through PetVacationHomes.com. If PetVacationHomes.com and its operators are unable to provide the promised level of service for any reason, including, but not limited to service outages, war, acts of God or negligence, neither PetVacationHomes.com nor its subscribers owners will not be held liable for any costs or damages including, but not limited to, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages (including, without limitation, lost profits) related to this Terms of Service or resulting from your use or inability to use the PetVacationHomes.com, arising from any cause of action whatsoever, including contract, warranty, strict liability, or negligence, even if PetVacationHomes.com has been notified of the possibility of such damages.
12.2 PetVacationHomes.com and its operators make no warranty or representation as to the acquirement of jobs; since this decision depends on the client's criteria and the ability of the talent to offer his/her services.
13.0 Local Laws and Regulations
Subscribers are responsible for investigating and adhering to all local regulations including, but not limited to, permits, licenses, taxes, and safety compliance.
You understand that through your use of the Service you consent to the collection and use of this information, including the transfer of this information to the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by PetVacationHomes.com and its affiliates.
15.0 Spamming Policy
PetVacationHomes.com does not participate in or tolerate the sending of Unsolicited Commercial Email (SPAM). PetVacationHomes.com reserves the right to cancel (without refund) any subscriber that mentions PetVacationHomes.com or any of its associated websites, URLs, or any associated PetVacationHomes.com email address in any SPAM e-mail message or Usenet posting. By using this service, the client, and the talent agree that PetVacationHomes.com may determine what constitutes SPAM in its sole and absolute discretion.
16.0 Quality Control
16.1 PetVacationHomes.com's stated goal is to reduce the volume of unsolicited information delivered via PetVacationHomes.com. To that end, projects, auditions and any other communication may be monitored and filtered by PetVacationHomes.com prior to delivery to Owners, and/or Registered Travelers. All submitted content may be read by PetVacationHomes.com staff members. Despite PetVacationHomes.com filtering efforts, it is likely that some unsolicited information will be delivered anyway. It is also likely that some solicited information may not be delivered as a result of PetVacationHomes.com filtering efforts.
16.2 Information is delivered via Internet email and is not to be considered private. Internet e-mail delivery is not one hundred percent (100%) reliable and PetVacationHomes.com cannot be held responsible for undelivered messages or for missed income as a result of undelivered messages. PetVacationHomes.com, at its own discretion, may supply to Owners the direct contact information of any user of the PetVacationHomes.com service.
17.0 Security & Identity Protection
17.1. Each account in PetVacationHomes.com (for owners, registered travelers, and prospects) is password protected. In some cases, passwords are auto generated by our system in order to easy the registration process. You agree to protect and maintain your login information (email and password) strictly confidential. If you give your login information to someone, you are authorizing that person to access and use your account, and you are responsible for any and all transactions that person performs while using your account, even those transactions that are fraudulent or that you did not intend or want performed. You will also agree to instruct each authorized user on your account to protect and maintain your login information strictly confidential. In case you notice any anomaly or unauthorized changes on your account or listing(s), to notify us immediately or request a password change. All registered traveler and owners agree that PetVacationHomes.com is not liable for any unauthorized use of the account or transaction.
17.2 PetVacationHomes.com may suspend or cancel any account or listing at any time even without receiving notice from you if we suspect that your password is being used in an unauthorized or fraudulent manner.
18.0 Acceptable Content
Subscribers are expected to follow and use only acceptable content. Subscribers using content that is not acceptable to PetVacationHomes.com are subject to cancellation at the sole and absolute discretion of PetVacationHomes.com.
19.0 Florida Seller of Travel
Registered seller of travel in Florida under its seller of travel regulations. Registration as a seller of travel in Florida does not constitute the state's approval.
OUR LISTING GUIDELINES
Our listing guidelines are simple and straightforward. Please take a moment to read them carefully:
1) Forwarding any of PetVacationHomes.com's generated accommodation requests or leads (both private and public) to any other rental or lodging business other than your own is strictly prohibited.
2) Each property listing shall include rental information about a single rental property or lodging facility (e.g., house, condo, bed & breakfast, or hotel). Listings promoting multiple rental properties or facilities are not allowed. Penalty points may be assessed for ranking (positioning) these listings in our directory.
3) Each listing shall contain as a minimum a "description" in order to be published in our directory. The "description" of listing can be edited under "Property Details" of the editorial facility.
4) External links to any commercial site such as global or regional directories (or in other words to any of our competitor’s sites) are strictly prohibited. In other words, links to any of our competitor’s sites are not allowed. Only external links to personal web sites, or specific property management sites are allowed.